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Gardens & Parks in Singapore
Known for its abundant natural beauty, Singapore has a large number of parks and gardens, filled with different varieties of flora and fauna. Apart from many other amazing fun-spots, some of these parks are the most popular sightseeing destinations.
The Singapore Botanic Garden
Spread over 52 hectares of land in the idle of the city, this Botanic Garden is a scenic park. Tourists love to visit this park to enjoy and relax amidst the hectic city life. Being a botanic garden, it is rather distinctive to have a whole variety of flora from differing regions of the world.
The Jurong Bird Park
Situated on the Jurong Hill, it is one of the most famous parks of Singapore. The park is home to a large variety of Southeast Asian birds. Moreover, it has the largest walk-in aviary of the world.
Fort Canning Park
Once belonged to the Malaya kings, Fort Canning Park is one of the oldest worth seeing parks of Singapore which covers an area of seven acres.
The Haw Par Villa
Another place of visit is the Har Par Villa which is also known as the Tiger Balm Gardens. This garden has many statues belonging to the Chinese mythology.
Want a feel being in ancient China? Just walk into the Chinese Garden! Designed by a well-known architect from Taiwan, Prof Yuen-chen Yu, the garden was built in 1975. A visit to this garden and you feel coming in contact with the northern Chinese imperial style of architecture.
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Also known as MacRitchie Reservoir Park, it is located inside the Central Catchment Nature Reserve. It is actually a freestanding suspension bridge that connects MAcRitchie痴 two highest points. You can see the diverse community of plants and animals of the forest from this breathtaking place.
East Coast Park
Located off the East Coast Parkway, East Coast Park is a total family fun-site. Since the park is along the beautiful beach and landscaped trains, Singaporeans find it a good place for celebrating weekend.
Mandai Orchid Garden
Known for more than 50 years, this famous orchid garden presents a diverse array of striking hybrids blossoming on the hillside.
For making family outings, the parks and gardens of Singapore seem to be the best option where you can relax looking at the different varieties of flowers. It seems just perfect to pass your day sitting under the cool shade of the trees.